Panel Descriptions & Times


All About the Anime Production Pipeline (Room 407) | 12 PM – 12:50 PM

I will discuss the steps for producing anime and will do a live demo of creating an anime layout and filling out a timesheet similar to what happens in the actual anime industry.

Feeling Comfortable and Confident as a Plus Sized Cosplayer (Room 406) | 12 PM – 12:50 PM

Hi! My name is Ajax or know as the_amazing_jazz_ online! I have been a cosplayer for 8 years and I am plus sized. I want to provide resources and what I have learned to help out other plus sized cosplayers!  Come learn tips to feel your true self in cosplay! 

WEBTOON Journeys: Working With Webcomics (Ballroom) | 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM

Everyone's origin story is different. Join this panel of WEBTOON Creators and team members to learn about their journeys with WEBTOON, the world's largest webcomics publisher. We'll learn how they got their start, grew their Series on WEBTOON, and what they've learned while publishing comics.

Cosplay Props on a Budget (Room 407) | 1 PM - 1:50 PM

Hello and welcome! I will be showing how I have made my props on a budget! Come learn amazing tips and tricks. From beginners to masters, we are all still learning. 

Hololive for Dummies (Room 406) | 1 PM - 1:50 PM

If you’ve heard about Hololive but are wondering “who are these 3D anime girls and why do people watch them?”, then this is the panel for you! Learn about the history on the company, it’s unique talents, and more! Wether you’re a hardcore fan that went far too down the rabbit hole or you want to go down it with them, join us for an hour of Vtuber trash!

Anime and Video Game Pilgrimages: How to Explore Your Favorite Places From Your Favorite Japanese Media (Room 407) | 2 PM - 2:50 PM

So, your thinking about a trip to Japan and want to visit all the places you've seen in Manga, Anime, and video games, but you're not sure where to start? Come and hear from an experienced Japanese media pilgrim about his past pilgrimages to locations from Fate, Persona 5, Steins;Gate, and more, as well as learn about how to plan your very own pilgrimage!

WEBTOON Character Jam: Designing Characters for Scroll Comics  (Room Ballroom) | 2 PM - 2:50 PM

WEBTOON Series feature characters as diverse, magical and interesting as the worlds they inhabit. Join WEBTOON Lead Artist and Series Creators, to discuss creating characters for scroll comics series.

After a short workshop we'll kick off a Character Jam, where guest artists collaborate to create a character based on a prompt, live in front of the audience! Artists will share their insights for character design for WEBTOON Series, and highlight the digital tools they use.

Pokemon Minigames (Room 407) | 3 PM - 3:50 PM

Do you love Pokemon? Come play various Pokemon-themed mini games and compete to win some exciting mystery gifts! 

Sleeper Hits: Forgotten Gems of Anime  (Room 406) | 3 PM - 3:50 PM

In the world of seasonal anime, there is always one show that comes out as the clear winner. However, what about the shows that are as good or even better but don't have as much traffic to them? Come on down to this panel as we discuss some of the great lost gems of anime from both the era of anime being popular and even before. Hope to see you there and maybe we'll talk about the anime that you love but no one else seems to know about. 

Leveling-UP WEBTOON Characters: Raising the Stakes in a Comic Series (Ballroom) | 3 PM - 3:50 PM

Fans celebrate when characters "Level-Up" in WEBTOON Series - these upgrades are often spectacular! Hear insights from WEBTOON Writers about power scaling, raising the stakes and how to make "Leveling-Up" so exciting in comics series!

Genshin Impact Game Show! (Room 407) | 4 PM - 4:50 PM

Come enjoy a Genshin-themed game show, where we will be playing Teyvat-ified versions of popular game shows! 

Cosplay Photography 101 (Room 406) | 4 PM - 4:50 PM

Want to up your cosplay photos or help your friends out? This is the panel for you! Ajax will cover taking pictures on a photo to using a basic camera. Come learn about lighting, space, angles and so much more. Ajax is currently getting their Batchelor's of Fine Art in Photo and wants to share their knowledge! 

Krystal LaPorte Q & A  (Ballroom) | 4 PM - 4:50 PM

Coming Soon!

µ'sic 0 to 1: Forgotten Love Live Lore (Room 407) | 5 PM - 5:50 PM

Love Live is the definitional idol series in anime. However, in its long run as a franchise, there are bits of lore that have become lost to time as the franchise has progressed. Come on down as we discuss all of the bits of lost lore from Love Live and then, perhaps, you can present some of your own Love Live facts. Hope to see you there and feel free to bring your best girl in Nesoberi form. 

Angst and Regret: Your High School Weeb Phase Revisited (Room 407) | 8 PM - 8:50 PM

You know what they say, you never forget your first. This panel will show why that maybe should be the case. We are going to look back at some of the most popular anime of the 2000s and 2010s that have not aged well and we are going to see why. Come on down and get ready to cringe at your past self. 

The Unhinged World of Wrestling Cartoons and Anime (Room 406) | 8 PM - 8:50 PM

With as big as a sport as wrestling is, it’s no surprise companies tried to get into the art of animation, but was it all good or just meaningless cash grabs? Join us as we take a deep dive into the world of animated wrestling media, featuring copious amount of Scooby Doo WWE crossovers, bootleg Robot Chicken toy tie in’s, and South Park rip offs!

Waifu Wars: After Dark (18+)  (Room 407) | 10 PM -10:50 PM

The greatest question that plagues any anime fandom is, "who is best girl?" This panel seeks to answer that. Come on down as we take all of the most well known female characters from anime and organize them in a fan led tier list. It will be up to you to place them so be ready to argue your case. Let the debates begin! 

Best of AO3 Tags (18+) (Room 406) | 10 PM - 10:50 PM

Welcome to an hour of us ranking AO3 Tags, I have done the digging and have found the best tags. This is the best of the best of Ao3! 


Steven Universe Game Show (Room 407) | 11 AM - 11:50 PM

Think you know your Steven Universe Trivia? Come and test your might at this panel! There will be lots of prizes and opportunities to win for everyone. Gems and Jam Buds UNITE.

Intro to Tokusatsu (Room 406) | 11 AM - 11:50 PM

The world of Japanese superheroes, better known as Tokusatsu, is a wild and crazy one. Come on down as we go through the lives of Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, and everything else in between that makes up this world. 

Krystal LaPorte Q & A  (Ballroom) | 11AM - 11:50 AM

Coming Soon!

Haikyuu!! Shenanigans 4.0 (Room 407) | 12 PM - 12:50 PM

The same people who’ve brought years of Shenanigans-brand events to conventions join UI-Con!! Come hang out with characters from your favorite volleyball anime and participate in a variety of exciting games with them. Fly high!!

Splatoon Trivia (Room 406) | 12 PM - 12:50 PM

Myself, along with 2 friends in full-on splatoon cosplay will be hosting a jeopardy-style splatoon trivia game/challange. (I will be cosplaying Shiver, my two co-hosts will be Big Man and Frye.) We plan to have 4-6 participants, and depending on number of participants, we will be giving out a prize/prizes to the winners which will be provided by me. 

Anime Music Quiz!  (Ballroom) | 12 PM - 12:50 PM

A jeopardy-like quiz show where 4-5 contestants will compete to guess anime based on a series of songs with special categories. The game will operate on a point-based system where the person who guesses the most songs correctly will win and obtain bragging rights as a anisong master!

Haikyuu: To The Top!  (Room 407) | 1 PM - 1:50 PM

Join some of your favorite Haikyuu players for some games and challenges! Test your volleyball skills and test our Haikyuu knowledge. Can you knock over a water bottle with your serve or spike? Can your team win a match? Would you choose Oikawa or Atsumu for your setter? Test your (and our!) Haikyuu knowledge and let’s play some volleyball!

Dubs We Love: A Discussion of Anime Dubs  (Room 406) | 1 PM - 1:50 PM

Sub or Dub is a popular question in the world of anime fandoms. Here, we discuss the biggest names, best performances, and overall best dubs that have been created for anime. 

Disney Singalong 2.0  (Room 407) | 2 PM - 2:50 PM

Do you love Disney songs? Know every word by heart or at least pretend to? Have a friend you want to introduce to the magic of Disney? Sounds like you should come join us and singalong to songs from a variety of popular Disney movies!

Best I Can Do is a Movie: the Good and Bad of Anime Series Movies  (Room 406) | 2 PM - 2:50 PM

There is no greater heartbreak than when your favorite anime series does not get a second season. However, there is a glimmer of hope when it gets a movie continuation. In this panel, we look at why anime series' get movie continuations over second seasons and then we look at the most well known examples, from Madoka, to Gundam, to Love Live, and even some more lesser known examples. Come on down and see if you can't find some relief from the disappointment. 

Cosplay Original Design w/ MaryMaryCosplay  (Ballroom) | 2 PM - 2:50 PM

Coming Soon!

Kpop Photocard Trading & MV Viewings  (Room 407) | 3 PM - 3:50 PM

If you want to trade photocards with other Kpop fans or simply hang out with other fans and watch your favorite music videos, this is the panel for you!

Tae Kwon Do Demonstration  (Ballroom) | 3 PM - 3:15 PM

Coming Soon!

Webtoon Originals A-Z Game  (Ballroom) | 3:20 PM - 4:10 PM

Basically this but with WEBTOON ORIGINAL TITLES:

Video Game Music Club (VGMC)  (Ballroom) | 4:30 PM - 5 PM

Coming Soon!